Robert Barnwell Roosevelt encloses a letter he received from his
daughter, Margaret Barnhill Roosevelt, regarding the pension for Admiral Kimberly's widow. Margaret is married to Admiral Kimberly's brother. He closes by adding that he has recently "turned artist"
and is painting a portrait of President Roosevelt.
Widows; Pensions; Portrait painting; Roosevelt, Margaret Barnhill, 1799-1861; Kimberly, Louis Ashfield, 1830-1902
Bayard Henry Tyler wishes to send a reproduction of a portrait he is painting of
President Roosevelt. Tyler expresses
hope that his finished portrait might be added to the Executive
Collection in Albany.
Presidents--Portraits; Portrait painting, American; Odell, Benjamin B. (Benjamin Barker), 1854-1926; Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914; Robinson, Douglas, 1855-1918
Positive review of Theobald Chartran's portraits of President
Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt.
Portraits; Portrait painting; Chartran, Theobald, 1849-1907; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980
Maria Longworth Storer is delighted that President Roosevelt
liked the portrait.
Portrait painting; Austria--Vienna; Encke, Fedor, 1851-1926
Collier's Weekly would like permission to reproduce the upcoming portrait of President Roosevelt by John S. Sargent. Collier's also wants permission for Charles D. Gibson to record some images of the social aspects of the administration.
American periodicals; Portrait painting; Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925; Gibson, Charles Dana, 1867-1944
President Roosevelt requests a few days to think over William Hooper's portrait proposition.
Portrait painting; Presidents--Portraits
Black and white copy of the official White House portrait of
President Roosevelt painted by John Singer Sargent in 1903.
Portrait painting; Presidents--Portraits; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919
John Singer Sargent informs President Roosevelt that he is in the United States and asks on what date he would wish to have his portrait painted. Sargent is available from February 10 to the end of April, and he will wait to make other appointments in New York and elsewhere until after he hears from Roosevelt.
President Roosevelt offers John Singer Sargent a room at the White House while he paints the portrait.
Portrait painting; Presidents--Portraits; White House (Washington, D.C.)
President Roosevelt thanks Emily Tuckerman for the clipping and was pleased to see her.
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.); Portrait painting; Presidents--Portraits; Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925
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